Prophet Muhammad ﷺ

Seerah

« Indeed, in the Messenger of Allah you have an excellent example for whoever has hope in Allah and the Last Day, and remembers Allah often »


Quran Chapter 33, Verse 21

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Learning more about the life of the beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him ﷺ) (seerah) is an important aspect of growing our faith. As Muslims, we hold a great deal of love for him. He is the seal of the Prophets, and completes the message of all prophets before him; he is for all people and all times. He embodies all the principles of Islam and is our greatest exemplar to follow. This page contains excellent resources to draw closer to him and grow as a Muslim.


Included below are three excellent biographies. The first is the 'Sealed Nectar', written by Sheihk Al-Mubarakpuri which details an excellent account and factual timeline of events. The second, 'When the Moon Split', by the same author, is written in a simple to read format. The third is Martin Lings' 'Muhammad ﷺ' which is an excellent literary piece written like a story. Also included below are some excellent playlists which explain both his life and his character.

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1. Essential

⭐ 2. Meeting Muhammad ﷺ

Yaqeen series

A fantastic short series to bring you face-to-face with the Prophet Muhammad ; you will fall in love with him if you haven't already (33 videos, 8 mins each)

⭐ 3. Film: The message ⭐

One of the best Muslim productions, this epic film walks you through the Prophet Muhammad's journey and shows you first-hand what life was like at the time of revelation 👉 DVD 👉 4K Bluray (3 hours)

⭐4. Prophetic Biography series ⭐

Excellent lecture series on the Prophet's ﷺ life by Dr. Yasir Qadhi (104 videos, 1 hr 10 mins each)
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Additional Resources

1.a. Biography:

Muhammad ﷺ

By Martin Lings

Book

This book is an excellent literary work which will familiarise you with the spirit of the Prophet Muhammad's life.

👉Download 👉Buy

(362 pages)


1.b. Biography

Muhammad ﷺ:

By Martin Lings

Audiobook

The above book has been narrated as an audio book

(5 hrs)


1.c. Biography Muhammad : Analysis of Martin Ling's text by Hamza Yusuf

If you are looking for an in-depth analysis of this text, Sheikh Hamza Yusuf has completed an extensive series on this. We would recommend this for those looking for a very in-depth study

👉 Watch here 👉 Audio podcast

(40 episodes, 30mins each)


2.a. Biography

When the moon Split

Book

This book covers the timeline and challenges of the Prophet Muhammad's ﷺ journey, and serves as an excellent biography.

👉Download 👉Buy

(320 pages)


2.b. Biography

When the Moon Split

Audiobook

The above book has been narrated as an audio book (38 episodes, 20 mins each)


3. life of the final messenger ﷺ

Mufti menk

Superb series by the prolific speaker Mufti Menk, who is a favourite among many hearts, having a gentle, down-to-earth, and loving personality

(29 episodes, 50 mins each)

4. Life of the Prophet : Podcast

Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda

Highly detailed account of the Prophet's life, recommended for advanced learners looking to study the seerah in-depth, and who are familiar with the above resources.

👉 Download mp3 Audio files

Written notes on 👉 Dropbox or 👉 Google Drive

(199 episodes, 1hr each)

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Tips

Tips to use this site:

- If you're looking for the simplest resources, we've starred these ⭐ just for you!

- Most videos are playlists! Click the top right playlist icon to view the full playlist

- Click on the title of the video or 'Watch on Youtube' in bottom left to open it up in the Youtube app for ease of viewing.